London Borough of Newham E13 9NB
Working to support a vision of inclusive education for all pupils who are hearing impaired.
TEACHER OF THE DEAF
MPS/UPS + SEN 1/2
Required January 2018
We are looking for someone who is a committed and enthusiastic qualified Teacher of the Deaf to join a comprehensive and forward thinking Service.
The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting and providing advice for hearing impaired pupils in mainstream and special schools. They will need to have excellent oral and written communication skills and understand the barriers to learning that children and young people with a hearing impairment face and how these barriers may be overcome. Specialist knowledge and experience with SEN and hearing impairment is essential. The post holder will need to have an ability to challenge, motivate and inspire teachers, teaching assistants, parents/carers and professionals across the Children and Young People’s Service. A commitment to inclusive education for all hearing impaired pupils is required.
A commitment to Newham’s inclusive education policy and furthering equal opportunities for people disadvantaged in terms of race, gender and disability are essential. We offer you:
• The opportunity to work within a dedicated specialist team of professionals in a local authority working towards excellence
• A rich and rewarding environment in which to work
Qualified Teacher of the Deaf status will be awarded +2 SEN. Teachers wishing to undertake training will be considered (+ 1 SEN ).
Closing date for applications:13/10/2017 Interviews: week beginning 16/10/2017…. Should you wish to discuss the post further please contact Judith Halliday by email on Judith.Halliday@newham.gov.uk. Phone: 020 3373 3729
We are committed to and champion equality and diversity in all aspects of employment with Newham Partnership Working and the London Borough of Newham. All employees are expected to understand and promote equality and diversity in the course of their work.
How to apply
Please apply online. For technical difficulties, please contact the Support Team on 020 7427 8250. For further information about the role, please contact the school directly.